Meet the Weirds by Kaye Umansky
The Weird family move in next door and Pinchton Primm is fascinated by their very unconventional way of life! Re-jacketed in a stylish new package! Meet the Weird family. Mrs Weird is a stunt woman. Mr Weird is a mad scientist who has an unfortunate habit of blowing up houses.
Then there’s the children who run wild with their black cat, Ginger. Basically, they’re all – well, weird. When they move next door to the Primms, who like nothing more than to be neat and tidy, things look like they might get a little messy.
The King’s Shopping by June Crebbin
Based around the nursery rhyme “Sing a Song of Sixpence”, these three stories expand the stories of the king, the queen and the maid in amusing and modern ways!
Amy’s Wonderful Nest by Gordon Snell
Amy, a little robin, is alone and has to fend for herself. She decides to build a nest, but she doesn’t know how! Amy sets out to find out- with strange results. Her home is an amazing collection of objects, full of interest and surprises.
The Pop Singer Wish by Phoebe Bright
One night Cassie is gazing at the twinkling sky, when suddenly a shooting star zooms into her bedroom and transforms, into Stella Starkeeper. Stella and Cassie fly to the secret world of the stars, and Cassie discovers she is destined to be a Lucky Star – someone who can grant real wishes. But first Cassie must collect six magical charms and use their powers wisely – helping other people’s wishes to come true.
Only then will she become a fully fledged Lucky Star!